DMT Combination Stone?

Paul

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Hey guys,

Isn't there a DMT D8 F/E combination bench stone out there somewhere? I'm not finding one. Does duo' vs. diasharp matter?

Links would be appreciated. Thanks

Oh yeah, Welcome to Blake wherever he is :)
 

danjared

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There are double-sided D6's (the 6" long Diasharps) and all Duosharps are double-sided (like the 8"x2 5/8" W8's) but no double-sided D8's (8"x3" Diasharps). Check the DMT website and see what you like most:
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Who's Blake, again?
 

Bart

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I have an 8" DMT Duosharp C-F. 325 grit on one side, 600 grit on the other. DMt's Duosharp hones have holes. There's a F-E combination as well.
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I've done a lot of razor repairs on this one. Never found any adverse effect in the presence of the holes.

Kind regards,
Bart.
 

Paul

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Bart,

Do you go from the 600, down stroke on glass, then go to town on the coticule?

Thanks,

Paul
 

Bart

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richmondesi said:
Bart,

Do you go from the 600, down stroke on glass, then go to town on the coticule?

Thanks,

Paul
I only use the 600 if there's some kind of damage on the razor, or when I'm working on a very convexed bevel and the particular Coticule I'm using is not fast enough to correct the bevel after 15 minutes of work.
After the 600, I indeed perform a downstroke on glass and start on the Coticule. I know that it take about 2 sets of halfstrokes to undo that downstroke, so I generally don't even bother to check, but dive straight into Dilucot.

Kind regards,
Bart.
 

Paul

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Bart said:
I only use the 600 if there's some kind of damage on the razor, or when I'm working on a very convexed bevel and the particular Coticule I'm using is not fast enough to correct the bevel after 15 minutes of work.
After the 600, I indeed perform a downstroke on glass and start on the Coticule. I know that it take about 2 sets of halfstrokes to undo that downstroke, so I generally don't even bother to check, but dive straight into Dilucot.

Kind regards,
Bart.
Great. Thanks! So you're able to shave arm hair off the 600. I wasn't sure about that. Very nice.
 

Bart

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Yes, you even can shave arm hair coming off the 325 too. (might need to be broken in a bit).

Kind regards,
Bart.
 

tat2Ralfy

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Welcome Blake :thumbup:
I think its good you are not related to Paul
Bwhahahaha

Best wishes
And Welcome On Board
Ralfson (Dr)
 

garyhaywood

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i have the dmt 325/600, which bart recomended me. i will second that you can shave arm hair of both grits. i fiond a thew lighter strokes at the end thentest on arm hair and it works. .

gary
 
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